2002 Mazda MPV Mazda MPV 2002

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2002 Mazda MPV repairs by problem area

Engine (61%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (15%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (7%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (3%)

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2002 Mazda MPV suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (22%)

$100 - $499 (44%)

< $100 (33%)

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Chart based on 9 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2002 Mazda MPV 4dr Minivan

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

114200 mi

US $350
Both front bearings replaced. 
68200 mi 2 front wheel bearing is gone. Water pump leaking. Coolant pipe to the rear heater rust out about 700 labour & parts 
129000 mi

US $85
Left Rear wheel bearing became noisy. I replaced it 
133000 mi

US $850
I replaced the rear shocks, front struts, ball joints and tie rod ends to correct slightly loose steering and road wander that had developed from many years of use. This was entirely optional, but made for better driving on trips. 
86000 mi The rack has a slight fluid leak 
103000 mi

US $750
front suspension noisy. replaced parts of suspension 
102500 mi

US $200
Lower Control Arms - ball joints had failed 
104000 mi

US $200
Replaced both lower control arms as the ball joints were worn. Royal pain to do it, but saved a ton of money. Front suspension is still squeaking - suspect manufacturer did not sufficiently lube ball joints on new control arms. 
139000 mi

US $150
Broken so replace 

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2002 Mazda MPV Suspension Problems

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